An Interview With Baroness: Back At It

I last had the chance to speak to Baroness frontman John Dyer Baizley a few years ago. It was 2013, and he discussed with me the additions of Nick Jost and Sebastian Thomson. These two joined Baizley and guitarist Pete Adams as they got back to touring following their bus …

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From Goat Boy To Half-Baked To Rock Star: An Interview With Jim Breuer

Many of you might remember stand-up comedian Jim Breuer as a Saturday Night Live alum and popular character SNL “Goat Boy.” Some might remember him for his role in the classic stoner movie, Half Baked. And some might know him as the crazy New York Mets fan on Facebook …

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An Interview With Lita Ford: Living Like A Runaway

Being a female in the music industry is not always easy. I know from personal experience. However, hearing insight and knowledge from one of the queens of rock ‘n’ roll, Lita Ford, is something I will forever cherish. I had the opportunity to chat with her about her book, her …

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An Interview With Deftones: Always Reacting

Art is subjective. What might appeal to one person, might not fly with another. That is why playing in a band is such a feat. You have two, three, or four other people who have their own distinct taste and style. It is a matter of melding these different tastes …

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Balancing The Madness: An Interview With Shinedown

As far as hard rock bands go, Shinedown has reached a status few contemporary rock bands will achieve. While navigating their way through commercial success, they’ve managed to maintain the same raw, edgy spirit which manifested into the first incarnation of the band in 2001. Though there have been a …

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An Interview With The Fall of Troy: Abstract Interplay

Let 2016 be known as the Year of the Reunion. Coming out of what had been thought to be permanent hiatus, genre-defining acts of our time have felt the pull of that had brought them together and answered to gravity. Like chemistry or a divine alchemy, the volatile particles of …

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An Interview With The Lumineers: Wesley Schultz Unveils The Stories Behind The Band’s Intimate Lyrics And Irresistible Sing-A-Long Songs

Folk rock band The Lumineers exploded onto the scene in 2012 with a refreshing alternative to the chart dominating electronic music of the time and quickly built up an enormous following. Since then fans have been ravenous for a follow up to The Lumineers’ wildly successful, self-titled debut album.

On …

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Views From The Road – The Adam Duritz Interview: Counting Crows Frontman Reveals The Band’s Unique Performing Secrets, His Love Of Creative Spontaneity, And Remembers David Bowie And Prince

Over the past eight years now Adam Duritz and I have spent some quality time just talking; much of it has ended up in this paper. Each time Counting Crows comes into town, which is quite a bit, we chat. And each time it is engaging, informative, intimate, and analytical. …

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An Interview With Jon Bellion: The Secrets He Tells Us, We’ll Take To The Grave

One day in the spring of 2015, my friend told me to listen to the song “Luxury” by Jon Bellion. Even though I’ve never heard of this artist before, I listened and became so fascinated with his style that I immediately continued to listen to all of his albums, The

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An Interview with Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Chris Robinson On Crowes, Spinning Records And The Philosophy Of The Brotherhood

 

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If you’ve ever attended a Chris Robinson Brotherhood show expecting to hear The Black Crowes, by the end of the night you’d been taken on a different trip entirely. The two bands are mutually exclusive. Leaving the best of the Crowes behind him, Robinson set out to …

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